Venus and Serena

BBC to air tennis docu

U.K. distrib Kaleidoscope has picked up Maiken Baird and Michelle Major’s docu “Venus & Serena” from K5 Intl.

Pic, which follows the Williams sisters through a year of their lives, will be released during the Wimbledon Championship in June. It will also be broadcast by the BBC.

The deal was struck by K5’s Carl Clifton and Kaleidoscope’s Spencer Pollard.  K5 is set to close further deals at Cannes.

Magnolia will release the film, which played at Toronto, in the U.S. later this summer.

The film is exec produced by Alex Gibney; music is by Wyclef Jean.

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